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cellular respiration - combine adenosine diphosphate(ADP...

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Animals and other organisms obtain the energy available in  carbohydrates through the process of  cellular respiration Cells take the carbohydrates into their cytoplasm, and through a  complex series of metabolic processes, they break down the  carbohydrates and release the energy.  The energy is generally not needed immediately; rather it is used to 
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Unformatted text preview: combine adenosine diphosphate (ADP) with phosphate ions to form adenosine triphosphate (ATP) molecules. The ATP can then be used for processes in the cells that require energy, much as a battery powers a mechanical device....
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